GLSA-202011-14 : MariaDB: Remote code execution

critical Nessus Plugin ID 142846

Synopsis

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-202011-14 (MariaDB: Remote code execution)

It was discovered that MariaDB did not properly validate the content of a packet received from a server.
Impact :

A remote attacker could send a specially crafted packet to WSREP service, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or a Denial of Service condition.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

Solution

All MariaDB 10.5.x users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-db/mariadb-10.5.6:10.5' All MariaDB 10.4.x users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-db/mariadb-10.4.13-r3:10.4' All MariaDB 10.3.x users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-db/mariadb-10.3.23-r3:10.3' All MariaDB 10.2.x users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-db/mariadb-10.2.22-r3:10.2'

See Also

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202011-14

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 142846

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-202011-14.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Published: 11/12/2020

Updated: 6/14/2021

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.3

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-15180

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9

Temporal Score: 7.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:mariadb, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/11/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/27/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-15180

GLSA: 202011-14